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Legislation & Regulation
John Carroll
Getting less-than-hale elderly enrolled can finally be a sound business strategy for HMOs that comprehend the new rules and have sufficient IT capability.
Compensation Monitor
Tomorrow's Medicine
Thomas Morrow, MD
With two new treatments available, earlier diagnosis of alpha1-antitrypsin deficiency won't leave patients breathless for too long.
Employer Update
MargaretAnn Cross
In a new study of how consumer-directed plans are doing, one finding is that lower premiums was not a major factor in whether workers selected such a plan.
Managed Care Outlook
News and Commentary